Sunday, February 7 the Award Ceremony of the XII International RSSU Cup, 2016 Moscow Open was held in the assembly hall of the Russian State Social University.
The Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of Russia, the RSSU President Evgeny Bushmin, the RSSU Rector, Doctor of economic sciences Natalia Pochinok and the President of the Moscow Chess Federation Vladimir Palikhata entered the scene to congratulate and award the winners. They addressed the participants of the competitions with welcome speeches.
Evgeny Bushmin: “I am very glad that this year the 12th edition of the RSSU Cup was held, and I’m sure that we have enough energy to organize the 13th and the 14th editions of the Cup. We got prepared to the tournament well, and this year we have everything: from the Guinness’s record to the biggest ever number of the participating countries.